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Gorgolainis is located in Greece
Coordinates: 35°12′N 25°01′E / 35.200°N 25.017°E / 35.200; 25.017Coordinates: 35°12′N 25°01′E / 35.200°N 25.017°E / 35.200; 25.017
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Heraklion
Municipality Heraklion
 • Municipal unit 41.5 km2 (16.0 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 2,930
 • Municipal unit density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Gorgolainis (Greek: Γοργολαΐνης) is a former municipality in the Heraklion regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Heraklion, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 41.458 km2.[3] Population 2,930 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in Agios Myronas. Another village within the municipal unit is Kato Asites.


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.